Norman W. Long: Electro-‐Acoustic Dubcology III 9/2009 23:48 min Four-‐channel sound installation for the Lincoln Park Conservancy, Chicago, IL Electro-‐acoustic Dubcology III is a four channel sound installation for the Lincoln Park Conservancy. The installation is based on field recordings taken from the park and surrounding community. The recordings are processed transforming the source material into a composition. This is part of a series called Electro-‐acoustic Dubcology. Oceanic Memories 7/2005 16:21 min Featuring the sounds of the Pacific Ocean, Short-‐wave Radio, buried tape recorder in sand, and a drum circle all enhanced with digital sound processing. The title refers to the term oceanic which is a psychological term, referring to a womb-‐like experience, womb-‐like, as in being engulfed in a sea of noise. Oceanic generally means resembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree (the American Heritage dictionary). I composed this with the thought of making connections to a psychological past and a cultural past (referring to African Rhythms and the Middle Passage).
Published on Jan 15, 2012